Oman’s Telecommunications Regulatory Authority has announced it is lifting Skype restrictions for businesses. It is a landmark move and will allow Skype for Business, Google Meet and Zoom to be used. The aim is boost business continuity and enable communications to continue.
Meanwhile, in the UAE, according to local media reports, the country has lifted some restrictions on internet calls there. However, the Telecommunications Regulatory Authority has not been able to be reached for comment. Under the relaxed rules, businesses will be able to use Microsoft Teams and Zoom. However, the restrictions on Skype, WhatsApp and FaceTime will not be lifted.